1999 Photo Contest

World Press Photo of the Year Dayna Smith

World Press Photo of the Year Dayna Smith

Featured photo by Massimo Siragusa

Featured photo by Massimo Siragusa

Featured photo by Max Aguilera-Hellweg

Featured photo by Max Aguilera-Hellweg

Featured photo by Jürgen Freund

Featured photo by Jürgen Freund

Featured photo by Mike Goldwater

Featured photo by Mike Goldwater

Featured photo by Ettore Malanca

Featured photo by Ettore Malanca

View the entire collection of winning images from the 42nd World Press Photo contest. They were selected from 40,181 photos made by 3,726 photographers from 116 different countries.

World Press Photo of the Year

Arts and Entertainment

Children's Award

Daily Life

General News

Nature

People in the News

Portraits

Science & Technology